Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Occasion’s presidential candidate within the February 25, 2023 presidential election, will conduct a globe press convention this day.
This comes after the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal disregarded his plea and affirmed President Bola Tinubu’s victory.
Per the Gistlover, Atiku and his Labour Occasion counterpart, Peter Obi, disputed the tribunal’s resolution to verify Tinubu’s election on Wednesday.
Kehinde Edun, the Labour Occasion’s Lawful Adviser, has vowed to charm the ruling to the Supreme Court.
To boot, Atiku’s Lead Counsel, Chris Uche, SAN, said that his consumer had suggested him to file an charm with the Supreme Court.
He said “The judgment has been delivered however now we bear no longer received justice. Fortunately, the law has given us leverage to head on charm to the Supreme Court. We’ve instructions from our purchasers to head to the Supreme Court. The strive against continues.”
The PEPT, which convened at 9.40 a.m. at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, concluded that the case brought by Atiku and Obi, to boot to their respective events, lacked substance and unanimously maintained Tinubu’s electoral victory within the February 25 presidential election.
The five-member bench took turns disregarding petitions brought by Atiku and Obi disturbing the Independent Nationwide Electoral Commission’s announcement of Tinubu as the victor of the presidential election on March 1, 2023.
The resolution became delivered by the tribunal’s Chairman, Justice Haruna Tsammani, who became assisted by other individuals of the panel, in conjunction with Justices Stephen Adah, Monsurat Bolaji-Yusuf, Moses Ugo, and Abba Mohammed.
Not delighted by the ruling, Atiku, who is a dilapidated Vice President, alongside the PDP’s Acting Nationwide Chairman, Ambassador Umar Damagun, said they’re going to be addressing a world press on the model.
The convention billed to take care of at the NEC Hall, positioned on the bottom ground of the PDP Nationwide Headquarters, will originate by 2:30 pm
The invite despatched to journalists by the birthday celebration’s Nationwide Director of Publicity read, “Hi there Gentlemen of the Press, correct evening.
“Right here’s to ask you to a press briefing to be addressed by the Acting Nationwide Chairman, Ambassador Umar Iliya Damagun and PDP Presidential Candidate, H.E. Atiku Abubakar, GCON.”